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Feb 15, 2013 4:25am EST
ceiling negotiations. it was to happen only if lawmakers fail today agree on reducing the nation's debt, something that has not happened yet. >>> last night senate republicans blocked the nomination of chuck hagel, the president's pick to be the next defense secretary. they are demanding more details from the white house on the daily raid on the u.s. consulate in libya last september and also want more time to look into income that hagel failed to disclose during confirmation hearings last week. republicans say they will not block an up-or-down vote after they get back from vacation in 10 days. >> i think that that is a sufficient period of time to get answers to any questions and i think that senator hagel after that period of time deserves a cloture vote and an up-or-down vote on his nomination. >> president obama says republicans are playing politics with national security during wartime and says hagel will eventually be confirmed. >>> coming up next on fox 5 morning news, warmer weather, the crack of the bat, you can almost smell spring around the corner, coh, yeah. baseball time. i
Feb 15, 2013 1:00am EST
the specifics of the 98%. there was this whole debt ceiling crisis where they were about to default on american debt and send the entire global economy into a tailspin. and that's how we ended up with the sequester. now, if i remember rightly, it wasn't the president's idea to play around with default. but i could be wrong. i mean, what do i know in. >> and i thought that the president outsmarted those guys at the time. boehner is now retroactively trying to admit that after having said he got 98% of what he wanted. >> right. he wants to blame the president for a solution to, as richard said, the problem he created and this is not the natural order of things. i mean, lawrence, you showed the tape today that i thought was very important of boehner basically saying, hey, it's all in the dems. it's all in the senate. and if you go to, opposition does not always equal obstruction or doing nothing. i mean, newt gingrich who i don't hold up as a great example of much at least had the courage of his convictions to get out there and pass bills. that's not what these guys are abou
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